second Semi-Final was Ealing Expendables versus
Shahs of Sunset. Who could join Frank Hirth
B in the Plate Final?
Expendables had a bye in the Quarter-Finals
which meant they had a lengthened lunch break
– would this have given them time for their
lungs to recover from their morning's exertion
or would it mean their muscles and joints had
Shahs of Sunset had kept their motors running
with a fine 3-1 win over €agles 3:36 and were
bidding to reach their first eurofootballfives.com
final. They came close last year with only penalties
preventing them from reaching the Bratislava
Fives Cup Final.
was the Shahs of Sunset who hit the front for
the fifth game in a row with Martin Weltman
finding the back of the net. Paolo Ferrari made
it 2-0 before the break and they were in full
control of this tie. It would be extremely difficult
now for Ealing Expendables to recover as Shahs
of Sunset were still unbeaten today.
Expendables scored in the second half through
Ben Esprit's third strike of the day but it
was ultimately to be a consolation as Martin
Weltman went on to complete a fine hat-trick
and seal a 4-1 win for Shahs of Sunset. It took
Weltman's tally to the day for 6 and a contender
for the top goalscorer prize.